Illustration // Wednesday, July 08, 2015
The death-and-anatomy-focused drawings of Toronto-based Paul Jackson feature portraits of humans or animals. In one series, he meticulously inks portraiture details and adds anatomically-researched skeletons. In another, animals are merely vessels for the humans operating them. In some, the images appear as technological projections, fading into visual interference.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Dr. Paul Koudounaris, the author of Heavenly Bodies and The Empire of Death, returns to The Last Bookstore to give a talk on his latest and greatest tome, Memento Mori. Unlike his previous books, this new volume is global in scope, and represents the best and most fascinating sites he has documented over the past decade.
Illustration // Friday, May 02, 2014
Dela Deso is the digital death, grime, infected empty eyes and melting flesh re-mix illustrations of Richie Velaquez. Specializing in zombified photos of celebs, street style and half-naked women, Deso's re-created dripping, oozing illnesses and diseased skin portraits put a refreshing spin on all of those stupid dumb 'regular' photos we're so used to looking at. Muerte mas Muerte.
Graffiti // Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Hey look at all those cool graffiti names. Shark, Skert and Death. These are good examples of how to choose a memorable graffiti name.
Graffiti // Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Few names you will see sprayed across walls will catch your attention like the word “Death.” Pick something to be remembered. That's one part of it all.
Graffiti // Monday, June 10, 2013
Silver stomping underneath a blue sky and warm California sun.
Graffiti // Thursday, March 07, 2013
The grime reaper has no sympathy for those who ride razor scooters in this new piece by Australian entertainer, Lush. He used the logo of the well-known metal band, Death, incorporating it into the saying “Death to scooter fagz.”
Illustration // Monday, May 28, 2012
'... after all of these unexpected developments in my life, i started to think about death. It's not high philosophic thoughts, it's just some shapes and colors and feelings. Main question which have been in my head was "What does happen with the human when the body stops working". This illustration is not answer. With new future illustrations i will try to find the answer for myself....'
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 16, 2011
On February 16, 1990, Keith Haring passed away from complications from AIDS-related complications at the age of 31. Haring is one of the enduring spirits of all art, promoting social activistism, progressive commentary, and a blueprint on the power that public art can carry across the world. He was a hero and an icon, and take a minute this evening to read more about the artist and legacy he left behind.